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What is Regenerative Agriculture?

January 21st, 2020 | Posted by Drip-Well

It seems like new agricultural and farming techniques are popping up every day as new technologies develop, and as industry priorities are shifting from quantity to quality. It can be difficult to keep up with all the new information constantly being made available! Regenerative agriculture is a concept you may hear being thrown around quite… Read more »

2019 Weather Recap: How This Season’s Extreme Weather Will Affect Agriculture in 2020

December 18th, 2019 | Posted by Drip-Well

As the year comes to an end, you’ll find that many farmers are more than happy to say their goodbyes to the weather woes of 2019. Unfortunately, the impacts of this growing season’s less-than-ideal climate will carry through to 2020—and maybe even beyond. Farmers in 2019 were hit with heavy rainfall and flooding throughout spring… Read more »

How to Get Your Livestock Ready for Winter

November 19th, 2019 | Posted by Drip-Well

Many people who aren’t familiar with the industry think that when the cold weather hits and the snow starts to fall, the work of a farmer is done for the season. In truth, however, a farmer’s work is never done! Farmers actually get busier as harsh weather sets in and cattle and other livestock need… Read more »

5 Signs You Might Be a Farm Kid

October 15th, 2019 | Posted by Drip-Well

There’s no experience quite like growing up on a farm! It’s a special kind of lifestyle that’s always in your blood, no matter how you change or where you go. Along with your deep-rooted values of hard work, family, patience and respect, there are other intrinsic qualities that remind you of where you came from…. Read more »

Controlling Pigweed in Your Crops

September 16th, 2019 | Posted by Drip-Well

One of the most prevalent and frankly, annoying, challenges facing farmers throughout the Midwest is the pigweed family. These weeds—particularly the amaranth genus—are notorious for plaguing some of the primary crops agriculturalists plant to make their living, such as soybeans, wheat, and corn. The growing resistance of these agricultural pests to traditional herbicides has forced… Read more »

Let’s Talk About Smart Farming

August 13th, 2019 | Posted by Drip-Well

These days it seems like the ability to control all the technology we use at home or in the office rests in one convenient place, often in the palm of our hands. We can use our smartphones as a TV remote, download an app to start the dishwasher from work, and watch our dogs jump… Read more »

The Importance of Understanding Technology in Agriculture

July 16th, 2019 | Posted by Drip-Well

Advances in technology have completely transformed the world in ways we never thought possible. Technological progress has had a considerably positive impact on every field of work and study, especially agriculture. The latest products make many farming tasks easier, more efficient, and cheaper for everyone in the industry! It’s important to remember, however, that if… Read more »